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June 9, 1993 | Reuters
Boston Mayor Raymond L. Flynn said Tuesday that he has agreed to accept President Clinton's nomination of him as U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. Flynn said he was assured by the President and Administration officials that the job would have an expanded role allowing him to travel to depressed parts of the world and work to alleviate human suffering.
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February 15, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) is demanding the replacement of Raymond L. Flynn, the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, on grounds that the former Boston mayor faces "serious allegations of ethical misconduct." Flynn, a Democrat, was reprimanded twice by former Secretary of State Warren Christopher--once for what was considered inappropriate criticism of Republicans and again for permitting his campaign committee to pay his expenses as ambassador.
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February 15, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) is demanding the replacement of Raymond L. Flynn, the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, on grounds that the former Boston mayor faces "serious allegations of ethical misconduct." Flynn, a Democrat, was reprimanded twice by former Secretary of State Warren Christopher--once for what was considered inappropriate criticism of Republicans and again for permitting his campaign committee to pay his expenses as ambassador.
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February 9, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
In a settlement with the state attorney general, Raymond L. Flynn, the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, agreed to pay back campaign funds that he had improperly spent on himself and his family. The former Boston mayor agreed to reimburse his mayoral campaign committee more than $9,000. He also said that his campaign committee failed to keep accurate records of its receipts and expenditures, and failed to file proper campaign finance reports for 1988 through 1993.
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February 9, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
In a settlement with the state attorney general, Raymond L. Flynn, the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, agreed to pay back campaign funds that he had improperly spent on himself and his family. The former Boston mayor agreed to reimburse his mayoral campaign committee more than $9,000. He also said that his campaign committee failed to keep accurate records of its receipts and expenditures, and failed to file proper campaign finance reports for 1988 through 1993.
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February 2, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Prosecutors accused Raymond L. Flynn, U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, of wrongfully using campaign funds, and indicted two aides from Flynn's days as mayor of Boston. State Atty. Gen. Scott Harshbarger said in Boston that prosecutors were preparing to sue Flynn for using campaign money for family trips, meals and entertainment from 1988 to 1993.
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October 24, 1993 | Associated Press
Vatican Ambassador Raymond L. Flynn wants the Pentagon to send someone from Italy to the United States to learn how to treat his neck problem. The former Boston mayor was treated Thursday at Braintree Hospital for neck spasms. He wants a military medic sent to the hospital for two weeks of training in neck muscle manipulation. Dr. Martin Dunn said that Flynn "can't turn his neck to talk to people, he has to turn his entire body. He's in pain all the time."
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January 29, 1992 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For a while there, it seemed Boston Mayor Raymond L. Flynn could do no wrong. He was, after all, riding the crest of being swept back into office last November for a third term by a huge margin--more than 70% of the votes cast. Since then, however, things have not been going terribly well for Flynn. He's having problems with the police, problems with schools and money woes that are so much a part of the landscape these days in the depressed Northeast.
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September 2, 1991 | from Associated Press
The head of the U.S. Conference of Mayors said Sunday that American cities are fast becoming endangered institutions because President Bush and Congress refuse to address acute problems of homelessness, drugs, crime and unemployment. "There has been a really callous indifference towards America's cities," said Raymond L. Flynn, two-term mayor of Boston and president of the mayors' organization.
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July 1, 1993 | Associated Press
The Senate on Wednesday unanimously confirmed Boston Mayor Raymond L. Flynn as ambassador to the Vatican.
NEWS
February 2, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Prosecutors accused Raymond L. Flynn, U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, of wrongfully using campaign funds, and indicted two aides from Flynn's days as mayor of Boston. State Atty. Gen. Scott Harshbarger said in Boston that prosecutors were preparing to sue Flynn for using campaign money for family trips, meals and entertainment from 1988 to 1993.
NEWS
October 24, 1993 | Associated Press
Vatican Ambassador Raymond L. Flynn wants the Pentagon to send someone from Italy to the United States to learn how to treat his neck problem. The former Boston mayor was treated Thursday at Braintree Hospital for neck spasms. He wants a military medic sent to the hospital for two weeks of training in neck muscle manipulation. Dr. Martin Dunn said that Flynn "can't turn his neck to talk to people, he has to turn his entire body. He's in pain all the time."
NEWS
June 9, 1993 | Reuters
Boston Mayor Raymond L. Flynn said Tuesday that he has agreed to accept President Clinton's nomination of him as U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. Flynn said he was assured by the President and Administration officials that the job would have an expanded role allowing him to travel to depressed parts of the world and work to alleviate human suffering.
NEWS
January 29, 1992 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For a while there, it seemed Boston Mayor Raymond L. Flynn could do no wrong. He was, after all, riding the crest of being swept back into office last November for a third term by a huge margin--more than 70% of the votes cast. Since then, however, things have not been going terribly well for Flynn. He's having problems with the police, problems with schools and money woes that are so much a part of the landscape these days in the depressed Northeast.
NEWS
September 2, 1991 | from Associated Press
The head of the U.S. Conference of Mayors said Sunday that American cities are fast becoming endangered institutions because President Bush and Congress refuse to address acute problems of homelessness, drugs, crime and unemployment. "There has been a really callous indifference towards America's cities," said Raymond L. Flynn, two-term mayor of Boston and president of the mayors' organization.
NEWS
January 26, 1993 | Associated Press
The White House named two more deputy press secretaries Monday: Arthur Jones, former press secretary to Boston Mayor Raymond L. Flynn, and Lorraine Voles, traveling secretary for the Clinton campaign.
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July 29, 1991 | Associated Press
Mayor Raymond L. Flynn, who has gained national prominence as a spokesman on urban problems, announced Saturday he will run for a third term. "The best social program that I have ever seen is a job," the Democratic mayor told about 300 people attending a festival in a working-class neighborhood.
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